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Open Positions with Foothills Animal Shelter

Veterinary Technician

Position Summary:

The individual will administer medications and vaccinations, maintain clinical records in a computer software system, participate and assist in the receipt of and processing incoming animals, and perform initial and ongoing health assessments of animals to note any changes in their condition. A portion of the scheduled days is spent in a high-quality, high-volume surgery environment. Prior experience and proficiency in anesthesia and surgery are required.

The position requires knowledge in animal care, treatments, disease, and proper restraint and will require involvement in humane euthanasia procedures. Applicants must be self-motivated as well as a good team player, possess good technical skills in surgery, experience with animal handling, health and behavior, and take pride in their compassion for animals.

This position collaborates with employees at all levels of the organization as well as with the community. Communication through phone conversations and electronic must be professional, respectful, and clear at all times. Employees should be supportive of our mission, our team and coworkers as well as address any concerns and conflicts appropriately.

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To apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Erin Cummins at ecummins@fas4pets.org with Vet Tech Opportunity in the subject line. Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the position may be filled prior to the deadline. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply immediately.